Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 36.72
Liaison Lindsey Abernathy
Submission Date July 17, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Mississippi
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Lindsey Abernathy
Associate Director
Office of Sustainability
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How many of the institution’s research-producing divisions are covered by a published open access policy that ensures that versions of future scholarly articles by faculty and staff are deposited in a designated open access repository? (All, Some or None):
None / Don't Know

Which of the following best describes the open access policy? (Mandatory or Voluntary):
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Does the institution provide financial incentives to support faculty members with article processing and other open access publication charges?:
Yes

A brief description of the open access policy, including the date adopted, any incentives or supports provided, and the repository(ies) used:

The University of Mississippi has a new online repository called eGrove. eGrove is an open-access site containing some of the university libraries' digital collections but will soon add open access journals, data sets, and electronic thesis and dissertations. The University of Mississippi also has an Open Access Fund. The fund reimburses 20% of the article-processing charge an author pays to publish an article in a fully open access journal. The fund provides for $2,000 a semester currently.


A copy of the institution's open access policy:
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The institution's open access policy:
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The website URL where the open access repository is available:
Estimated percentage of scholarly articles published annually by the institution’s faculty and staff that are deposited in a designated open access repository (0-100):
0

A brief description of how the institution’s library(ies) support open access to research:

The University of Mississippi Library hosted Open Access Week in support of making online research more accessible in October 2018. The week included four workshops and events to introduce topics and services related to open access. The week educated undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty about using open access as well as on the eGrove repository, and the new Open Access Fund.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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